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May 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Giddings Man Gets 18 Years

Erik Deshaun Shepparrd, 32 of Giddings, was sentenced to two consecutive 18 year terms in jail last Thursday in the 21st District Court of Lee County, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee- Corbett presiding. More...

Lexington Police Make Drug Bust

Chief Clarence Yarbrough was dispatched to Herk’s Store on Friday, May 24, at about 5:05 p.m. regarding a suspicious person. Upon arrival, Chief Yarbrough made contact with the suspect, identified as Derrek Lee Sims. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Beef and Mushroom Pot Pies

All the world loves a good pot pie, with its flaky crust draped over the meat, vegetables and gravy. This version uses crescent rolls in place of pie dough. More...

Our Life Is Not Really Our Own

As Memorial Day rolls around, I am reminded of a story that I heard. Though the exactness of it I can not confirm, I am assured its basis is quite factual, and its message definitely deserves to be retold. More...

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Church

Just a Thought.......

When I was in Seminary, a group of theologians published a book with the provocative title, “God is Dead”. As you might imagine, it raised a great hue and cry across the land and many declared them heretics, unworthy of the cloth. More...

THEY SAID IT

Who Needs You Today?

I was making my morning coffee when I got the call. “He’s asking to see you,” Douglas’ daughter said. “He thinks today is the day.” When I walked into Douglas’ room in the nursing home, he was snoring. More...

Sports

The High School All-Star Game

Jason Washington has been selected to play in the 2013 Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star game. He is the seventh Lexington Eagle to be selected for the honor. The first Lexington Eagle so honored was Tommy Jackson in 1965. More...

Sports Thoughts….

Lexington athletics will be entering a new era with the departure of Coach Holcomb. If the obvious choice gets the head job, there will be little change, in my opinion. The Lady Horns made it to the CWS. More...

Photos

Jamyon Scott breaks up a pass attempt. ALL PHOTOS BY MARK STRAIN. More...

Coach Holcomb Moves to Sealy

Lexington ISD’s Athletic Director and Head Football Coach, Jason Holcomb, will be moving to Sealy next football season as the Head Coach of the storied Sealy Tigers. More...

Sheriff Rodney Meyer recovers from Heart Surgery

Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer continues to recuperate following a quadruple bypass last Thursday afternoon. More...

LHS and Dime Box Graduation

Members of the Lexington High School graduating class, along with Dime Box graduates, will receive their diplomas this Saturday night. Lexington will host its ceremony at Eagle Stadium, beginning at 8 p.m. More...

Students Receive $70,650 In Scholarships

Top ten students in each class recognized

Twenty-seven of the 60 graduates for Lexington High School this year received a total of $70,650 in scholarships at last Tuesday’s 2013 Scholarship Academic Award Ceremony. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

May 20, 2013 Union Pacific Railroad called and reported cows were out on FM 448. Deputy Ray and Deputy Grover searched along the tracks, but did not locate any cattle. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 19, 2013 Cpt. Wooldridge took an assault report from the Lexington High School involving one juvenile assaulting two other juveniles during school hours. An investigation is still pending with a possible arrest being made at a later date. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: We wish to convey our simple THANK YOU to the Lost Pines Groundwater District Conservation District Board, as well as our Lee and Bastrop County Judges, Paul Fischer and Paul Pape, respectively, for your leadership in protecting our grou More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Congratulations to all our Lexington High and Dime Box High seniors who will be graduating in this Saturday’s ceremony. Also, congratulations to all Giddings High graduates, who will be graduating next week. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Stop by the Giddings Public Library and check out some of our new books. More...

School

2013 LHS Graduation Candidates

Karley Wren, Valedictorian More...

Top Ten Seniors at LHS - 2013

Lexington High School hosted its annual Awards Ceremony last Tuesday night. Pictured above are seven of the top ten graduates for 2013. More...

Mr. and Miss LHS

Seniors Logan Meuth and Mackenzie Brown were announced as Mr. and Miss LHS on Tuesday night at the Lexington High School Awards Ceremony. More...

Obituaries

Monroe John Bittner

February12,1933-May23,2013

Monroe John Bittner was born on February 12, 1933 in Lee County, Texas to Alvin & Wilhelmine “Minnie” (Schultz) Bittner. He was baptized on March 4, 1933 by Rev. C. Durrow and confirmed on March 30, 1947 by Rev. More...














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